Comedian, disability activist Stella Young dead at 32

Stella Young
Stella Young

PROMINENT disability activist, writer and comedian Stella Young has died aged 32.

Ms Young was the former editor of the ABC's disability news and opinion website, Ramp up.

Her family said she passed away on Sunday.

"With great sadness we acknowledge the passing of Stella Young, our much loved and irreplaceable daughter and sister," the family said in a statement.

"A private funeral will take place soon, followed by a public event in Melbourne, with more details to come.

"Our loss is a deeply personal one. We request privacy during this difficult time."

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